The countdown to November 22 is officially on as Paramount+ released the “Good Burger 2” trailer.
In this sequel, Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson reprise their roles as Ed and Dex, the lovable and quirky employees of the beloved Good Burger fast-food joint. However, in the modern era, their jobs are threatened as the fast-food chain aims to modernize, the chain and replace them all with robots.
The official synopsis reads:
The highly anticipated film sequel follows Dexter Reed (Kenan Thompson) and original cashier Ed (Kel Mitchell) as they reunite in the present day at fast-food restaurant Good Burger with a hilarious new group of employees. In GOOD BURGER 2, Dexter Reed is down on his luck after another one of his inventions fails. Ed welcomes Dex back to Good Burger with open arms and gives him his old job back. With a new crew working at Good Burger, Dex devises a plan to get back on his feet but unfortunately puts the fate of Good Burger at risk once again.
All That original members Josh Server, Lori Beth Denberg as well as Carmen Electra are reprising their roles joining original leads Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell in Good Burger 2. Newcomers include Lil Rel Howery, Alex R. Hibbert, Jillian Bell, Kamaia Fairburn, Fabrizio Guido, Anabel Graetz, and the Hinkler twins.
Server, Denberg, and Electra will reprise their roles as Fizz, Connie, and Roxanne. Howery will star as Cecil McNevin, a lawyer for the corporation MegaCorp, Hibbert will portray Ed’s son, Ed2, and Bell stars as Katt Boswell, the CEO of MegaCorp.
Kel Mitchell, in a statement to EW! shared his enthusiasm for the project, promising “a lot of surprises” in the script. The sequel is packed with an array of cameo appearances, including notable figures like Nicole Byer, Al Roker, Flula Borg, Marsai Martin, Rob Gronkowski, Young Gravy, and Kai Cenat, among many others.
Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, who co-wrote the original film and worked on “All That,” serve as writers and executive producers on the sequel. James III is also a writer on the film, with Phil Traill directing. Nickelodeon Studios will produce, overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, co-heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. Brittany Cope serves as Nickelodeon’s executive in charge of production.
Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will produce the sequel, with Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert returning as writers.
The first “Good Burger” movie was released in 1997 and grossed just under $24 million, making it a box office success. The film originated as a sketch on the Nickelodeon series “All That,” where Mitchell starred as Ed. The movie has since achieved cult status and the stars have reunited multiple times over the years, including a “Good Burger” sketch on “The Tonight Show” in 2015.